Abasyn Journal of Social Sciences – Vol (12), Issue (1), 2019

Socio-Economic Factors Affecting Performance of Women Entrepreneurship in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Faryal Raheem, Qadar Baksh Baloch & Syed Mohsin Ali Shah

Abasyn University, Peshawar, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan

The study investigates the relationship of social-economic factors that affect success of women entrepreneurship in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A self-administered questionnaire was prepared for thesample of 240 female entrepreneurs out of 600 females registered with Chamber of CommerceKhyber Pakhtunkhwa. The research instrument was tested for reliability and validity through Cronbach's Alpha coefficient and factor analysis with positive results. Regression analysis modelwas employed to check the degree of association amid predictors of Women entrepreneurship. Theresearch found significant relationship between the social and economic factor in the positiveperformance of women entrepreneurs. Being original in its contents and unique in its nature, theresearch holds lots of academic as well applied significance. The research recommends to improvethe administrative and legal infrastructure in KP to facilitate the successful performance of Womenentrepreneurs.
Keywords: Women entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurs performance, social, economic factors,Khyber Pakhtunkhwa




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